Homestyle cooking hard to resist

I arrived home the other night to my wife toiling intently over a hot stove. “What ya got cookin’ there?” I asked. “Real chocolate pudding,” she answered. I inspected her work and asked why she didn’t have any white bread heels in the pot. That really puzzled her and I realized my dad had never […]

Memories, love most important

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico correspondent With a devastating season of fire in the Southwest and a hurricane bearing down on the east coast last week my wife posed the question, “What would you take if you only had an hour to evacuate our home?” I think an hour might or might not be […]

God always reliable to give straight answer

My wife often chides me for not giving a straight answer when she asks me what I want for dinner. I don’t tell her what I want for dinner because I don’t know what she has in the pantry and I know that whatever she makes will be good. Our house isn’t a restaurant and […]

Sayings add color to local language

My wife thinks I just like to embarrass her in public, but it’s probably just the way I was raised. We were out of town in a restaurant recently and while we waited on our food I was busy looking around at all the vintage decorations. You know the type popular in restaurants these days […]

Commanding animals natural

Karl Terry My authority makes my wife jealous. To clarify, I have little or no authority over her but the fact that our dogs actually listen to me and occasionally do what I say makes her mad. They don’t usually listen to her and rarely do what she asks. The best example is making the […]

Our page — June 2

Meet your neighbor Name: James Chester Gurule Profession: Ute Lake State Park manager Age: 29 Hometown: Logan Family: Wife — Lara Corin “Cori” Gurule, 29; Sons — James Chance Gurule, 12; Christopher James Gurule, 10; Daughter — Makayla Rhea Gurule, 6 Your idea of a perfect day: No wind, and spending time with my family […]

Short stay leads to hard goodbye

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor How do you say goodbye to someone you feel like you just met? I am dealing with that problem right now. I have been the managing editor at the Quay County Sun since September and have experienced many good and bad things. But sometimes things just have to come […]

Stay faithful during marriage

By Chris Schmaedeke: QCS managing editor One of the biggest news stories of late has been the circus that has followed golfer Tiger Woods getting in a car accident in the early hours of the day after Thanksgiving. But that was only the beginning of it. Since the car crash, a lot of stories have […]

Wardrobe critiquing dangerous

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist I know better than to call them like I see them, especially when it involves a purchase my wife has just made. But I’m stupid and I did it anyway. As I inspected what appeared to be some type of new wardrobe accessory my wife had left on the counter, […]

Birth annoucements, birthdays

Brand new boy… Devin Christopher Sandoval was born on Oct. 22, 2007 in Pueblo, Colo. He is the son of Chris Sandoval and Deanne Parra and brother to JenaRae, all of Pueblo. His grandparents are Chris and Rosella Parra of Pueblo and Susan Sandoval of Tucumcari and Eric Sandoval of Rio Rancho. His great-grandparents are […]